(filmmaker, painter, musician, photographer, and actor)
David Lynch is an American filmmaker, painter, musician, photographer, and actor. He is married and a father of four.
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David Lynch married Peggy Lentz in Chicago, Illinois in 1967. The pair had one child from the marriage, Jennifer Chambers Lynch who is also a film director. The marriage came to an end in 1974. On June 21, 1977, he married Mary Fisk. They have a son from this marriage, Austin Jack Lynch. They later divorced in 1987. Additionally, Lynch also had a relationship with Mary Sweeney. They have a son from this relationship. They married in May 2006 but divorced that July.
Furthermore, Lynch married actress Emily Stofle on 26 February 2009. The pair has one child, Lula Boginia Lynch who was born in 2012.
It's better not to know so much about what things mean or how they might be interpreted or you'll be too afraid to let things keep happening. Psychology destroys the mystery, this kind of magic quality. It can be reduced to certain neuroses or certain things, and since it is now named and defined, it's lost its mystery and the potential for a vast, infinite experience.
I'm not a real film buff. Unfortunately, I don't have time. I just don't go. And I become very nervous when I go to a film because I worry so much about the director and it is hard for me to digest my popcorn.
It makes me uncomfortable to talk about meanings and things. It's better not to know so much about what things mean. Because the meaning, it's a very personal thing, and the meaning for me is different than the meaning for somebody else.
I've said many, many, many unkind things about Philadelphia, and I meant every one.
I would rather not make a film than make one where I don't have final cut.
David Lynch is an American filmmaker, painter, musician, photographer, and actor. He is one of the most successful and important directors of this generation and has given us movies and television series including ‘Blue Velvet’, ‘Mulholland Drive’, and ‘Twin Peaks’ among others.
David Lynch’s Early Life, Childhood, and Education
Lynch was born in Missoula, Montana on January 20, 1946, to parents Donald Walton Lynch and Edwina “Sunny” Lynch. His father was a research scientist who worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and his mother was an English language tutor. Throughout his childhood years, he lived in Sandpoint, Idaho, Spokane, Washington, Durham, North Carolina, Boise, Idaho and Alexandria, Virginia. Additionally, he was interested in painting and drawing from an early age. He is of American nationality. Furthermore, he belongs to a mixed ethnic background of Scottish, Irish, English, Finnish, and German.
Talking about his education, Lynch attended Francis C. Hammond High School in Alexandria. He was also enrolled at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Additionally, he also attended Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
David Lynch’s Career, Salary, Net Worth
Lynch initially began making short films. He first worked on the animated ‘Six Men Getting Sick’ and ‘The Alphabet’. Later, he began receiving much-deserved recognition after the release of his first feature film, ‘Eraserhead’. Additionally, in 1980, he directed ‘The Elephant Man’. Furthermore, soon, he directed arguably his most important movie to date ‘Blue Velvet’. He has directed other numerous movies and television series. All in all, he has over 75 credits as an actor.
Some other movies and television series that Lynch has directed are ‘Twin Peaks: The Missing Pieces’, ‘The Straight Story’, ‘Lost Highway’, ‘Hotel Room’, ‘On the Air’, and ‘Dune’ among others. Additionally, he also has more than 40 credits as a writer and has worked in projects including ‘Inland Empire’, ‘Dead Mouse with Ants’, ‘Laura Palmer’, ‘Wild at Heart’ and ‘The French as Seen by…’ among others. Furthermore, he also has 25 credits as an actor, 28 credits for soundtracks and 8 credits as an editor. He is a recognized singer whose studio albums include ‘Ghost of Love EP’, ‘Crazy Clown Time’, and The Big Dream’.
Lynch has garnered four Academy Award nominations to date. Additionally, he has also received the Golden Globes nominations a total of three times. He has won the Life Career Award, Franklin J. Schaffner Award, Bodil Awards and Lifetime Achievement Award for Directing among others. All in all, he has 49 wins and 66 nominations for various awards.
Lynch has not revealed his current salary. However, he has an estimated net worth of around $70 million as of 2022.
David Lynch’s Rumors, Controversy
Lynch was part of a controversy after Michael J. Anderson accused him of orchestrating the death of Eraserhead star and his Twin Peaks cast mate Jack Nance. Anderson further accused Lynch of raping his own daughter. At present, there are no rumors concerning his life and career.
David Lynch’s Body Measurement
Talking about his body measurement, Lynch has a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m). Additionally, his hair color is blonde/grey and eye color is blue.
David Lynch’s Social Media
Lynch is active over social media. He has a huge number of followers on social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter. He has more than 3.2M followers on Twitter. Similarly, his Facebook page has more than 1.3M followers and 307k subscribers on the Youtube channel.